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  • Posted: Oct 16, 2020
    Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
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    RCL FOODS is a leading African food producer in South Africa with a market capitalisation of R13 billion and employing more than 20 000 people in operations across South and Southern Africa. We manufacture a wide range of branded and private label food products which we distribute through our own route-to-market supply chain specialist, Vector Logistics. ...
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    Supply Planner

    The Job

    RCL FOODS is seeking a Supply Planner to join our Speciality operating unit. The role will be based in Spartan, Gauteng and will report to the Supply Planning Manager. RCL FOODS is looking for an individual that the ability to led self, analytical with strong interpersonal relationship management.

    RCL FOODS entrusts the Supply Planner to develop and prepare both the short and longer-term supply plan for Finished Goods, as well as packaging and ingredients, using the forward forecast and balancing it against supply constraints in order to optimise customer service at minimal cost. All this need to be done taking into account product mix in order to maximise profit when making supply choices. The role will require working closely with other Supply Planners, Production & Material Requirements Planner, Demand Planners and the distribution team to proactively ensure that there are no interruptions in supply. 

    Minimum Requirements:

    • 3 - 5 years operational experience within a similar role
    • Preferably within the production planning environment
    • Computer literacy (SAP, Syspro, Barnton and MS Office skills prerequisite)
    • Appropriate degree (eg: Commercial or Supply Chain) or Diploma in Commerce/Logistics Management / Supply Chain or Supply Chain Diploma from SAPICS or APICS

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Supply Planning – medium term

    • Develop the national supply plan across all assigned processing plants by balancing the forward demand plan against the processing plants capacity for the next 12 - 18 months.

    Material Requirements Planning (Meat, Packaging, Ingredients and Other externally procured products)

    • Using the forward production plan, develop the Material Requirements Plan in order to ensure that the forward packaging and ingredients requirements for a rolling 12 month forward plan are met.

    Stock Management of Packaging, Ingredients and Other Externally Procured Products

    • Manage planned stock levels of materials, both on site and at supplier, in line with agreed target levels.
    • Work closely with sourcing team to manage supplier relationships
    • Identify possible stock inaccuracies and work with stores to maintain stock accuracy levels.

    Supplier and Stock Holding Management

    • Monthly, provide sourcing and the suppliers with a 13-week forecast of requirements based on end item requirements as per the production plan.

    Sales and Operations Planning / iCSE

    • Develop the overall supply plan that will be used as input into the company wide S&OP / iCSE process.
    • Provide input into the Supply Planning Meetings and Supply Chain Review on where the risks are for shortages, excess stocks and potential write-offs are for Packaging and Ingredients, as well as for Finished Goods.

    Advert Closing Date: 28th October 2020

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to RCL FOODS on to apply

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